Where The Wild Things Are

Hardcover | December 26, 2012

byMaurice SendakIllustratorMaurice Sendak

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Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak.

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. Banished to his room for his mischievous ways, a young lad manages to find a secret escape route -- through his powerful imagination, that is. His mind takes him to far off la...

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Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enth...

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Fiftieth Anniversary EditionWhere the Wild Things AreWinner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the YearThe original pictures have never before been as faithfully reproduced as they are in this new edition. Maurice Sendak enthusiastically approved this remastered rendition of his art.In addition to Wh...

In addition toWhere the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books includeKenny's Window,Very Far Away,The Sign on Rosie's Door,Nutshell Library(consisting ofChicken Soup with Rice,Alligators All Around,One Was Johnny, andPierre),Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life,In the Night Kitchen,Outside Over There,We Are All in the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 10 × 0.38 inPublished:December 26, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060254920

ISBN - 13:9780060254926

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. Banished to his room for his mischievous ways, a young lad manages to find a secret escape route -- through his powerful imagination, that is. His mind takes him to far off land where the inhabitants believe he’s their royal majesty! Where the Wild Things Are delights every parent who can remember misbehaving as a child.

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“A timeless classic that continues to win over the hearts of children. The simple, rhythmic text and expressive illustrations are just as appealing today as they were when I was a child.” 10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds